1987 Alfa Romeo 164 Turbo Diesel

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body styled by Pininfarina with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 2.5 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) at 4200 rpm and 258 N·m (190 lb·ft/26.3 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively. A 5 speed manual 'box supplies the power to the driven wheels. With a claimed kerb weight of 1320 kg, the Alfa Romeo 164 Turbo Diesel covers the 0-100 km/h benchmark in 10.8 seconds and the kilometre from standstill in 32.2 seconds. Maximum speed claimed is 200 km/h, which is 124 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 5.3/6.5/8.6 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.

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1987 Alfa Romeo 164 Turbo Diesel information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4554 mm
How heavy?
1320 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2500 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
258 Nm / 190 ft.lb / 26.3 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.8 s
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph
How economical?
5.3/6.5/8.6 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

Alfa Romeo 164 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1995 cm3 148 PS 146 bhp 109 kW 1380 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2959 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 1385 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 1435 kg
Alfa Romeo 164 24v Super -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2959 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 1434 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 1494 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1250 kg
Alfa-Romeo 164 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1962 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1200 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2959 cm3 195 PS 192 bhp 143 kW 1365 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1420 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 1490 kg

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1987 Alfa Romeo 164 Turbo Diesel data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2660 104.7
Track/tread (front) 1515 59.6
Track/tread (rear) 1488 58.6
Length 4554 179.3
Width 1760 69.3
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1320 kg 2910
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer VM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2500 cc
(152.559 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 94 mm
3.62 × 3.7 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.98
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
46 bhp/litre
0.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
258 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.3 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
103.2 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 22:1
Fuel system Bo fuel injection pump
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1296.8 kPa (188.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 625 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor 1 KKK turbocharger
Intercooler Air/air
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 32.2 s
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 88.33 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
64.97 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.12 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.39 kg/kW
25.71 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.3/6.5/8.6 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km5.3/6.5/8.6 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre18.9/15.4/11.6 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG53.3/43.5/32.8 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG44.4/36.2/27.4 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 205.91 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6J
Wheel size rear 6J
Tyres front 185/65 HR 15
Tyres rear 185/65 HR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 284 mm
Rear brake diameter 251 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID17732
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Alfa Romeo 164 Turbo Diesel added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.